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Simplot Australia announces USD 70 million investment in vegetable processing in New South Wales, Australia

July 11, 2022
Simplot Australia has announced an AUD 65 million (about USD 44 million) upgrade to its Bathurst manufacturing facility and acquisiton of farming land in the Central West region of New South Wales valued at AUD 40 million.
North-West Growth: Terrence Rattray at his Yum Tasmanian Gourmet Potato factory at East Devonport recently purchased Perfecta Produce diversifying into onions and cherries (Courtesy: Simon Sturzaker)

Tasmanian Potato producer diversifies after buying Perfecta Produce

March 20, 2021
Innovative, specialist fresh potato producers Terrence and Wendy Rattray are diversifying after buying Perfecta Produce and further expanding the substantial agricultural business in the fertile North-West food bowl.
Frank (left) and John Mitolo (right), have begun this season's potato harvest after a strong year of sales throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Strengthened by the acquisition of the TFI Potato business, the Mitolo Group Pty Ltd starts a new potato season in South Australia

November 10, 2020
The recent finalization of a takeover of Thomas Foods International’s potato business and a spike in demand through the coronavirus pandemic has cemented Mitolo Group as Australia’s largest fresh spud producer.
Daly Potato Company acquired by Pure Foods Tasmania Limited

Daly Potato Company acquired by Pure Foods Tasmania Limited

September 11, 2020
Pure Foods Tasmania Limited has agreed to buy the business and assets of Daly Potato Company Pty Ltd (DPC) for $1.8M with a mixture of cash and shares, subject to working capital adjustments.
Shaking up the industry: how tna developed the world’s first end-to-end snack production solution

Founders Alf and Nadia Taylor reflect on the history of tna, supplier of complete processing lines for the snack industry

September 04, 2020
It has been an exciting journey for tna over the last few years. From developing our very own manufacturing service line in Melbourne in the 80s, to making some key acquisitions that helped shape our entire offering, we have come a long way.
Transforming potato waste into a new industry for Australia

Transforming potato waste into a new industry for Australia

March 06, 2020
Four of the largest potato producers in Australia want to convert 100% of their potato waste into commercial benefit through their partnership with the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
Collaborative discussion between seed potato schemes

Collaborative discussion between seed potato schemes

July 22, 2019
On 10 May, a meeting was held between AuSPICA, members of the Tasmanian Certified Seed Potato Scheme (known as TasSeed) and invited industry representatives.
The Intersnack group owns a wide range of savory snacks brands, some of which can be seen in the image above.

Intersnack Group to acquire 40% of Universal Robina Oceania

July 19, 2019
Philippine-based food company Universal Robina (URC) has announced the divestiture of a 40% stake in its Oceania subsidiary, URC Oceania, to the German snack food manufacturer Intersnack.
Lamb Weston has entered into an agreement to purchase Ready Meals Pty Ltd, a frozen potato processor in Australia. (Courtesy: Rawpixel | Pixabay)

Lamb Weston Signs Agreement to Acquire Australian Frozen Potato Processor Ready Meals Pty Ltd

June 24, 2019
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ready Meals Pty Ltd (Ready Meals), a frozen potato processor in Australia.
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Marvel Packers Pty Ltd , a frozen potato processor in Australia. Marvel Packers Pty Ltd, operates frozen potato processing and storage facilities (for frozen product) in Hallam, Victoria.
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Lamb Weston acquires Australian Potato Processor Marvel Packers

December 21, 2018
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Marvel Packers Pty Ltd , a frozen potato processor in Australia. Marvel operates frozen potato processing and storage facilities (for frozen product) in Hallam, Victoria.

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